What's On

 

What's On in Wexford

 

Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round with festivals, family events, comedy shows, live music, heritage events, workshops and more all throughout the year. Our corner of Ireland's Ancient East is best for fun, any time of year.

 

Festivals | Wexford is internationally known for the famous Wexford Festival Opera and Wexford Spiegeltent Festival celebrating the arts, music and comedy, but it's also known for many more festivals. From food, harvest and seasonal festivals, literary festivals, comedy festivals and the Fringe Festival to name a few. This year, the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2024 is coming to County Wexford for 8 days of craic agus cheoil in our vibrant, exciting, atmospheric and welcoming town.

 

Family-friendly | A wide variety of family-friendly events take place around our beautiful county whether it's a seasonal St.Patrick’s Day Parade, Easter, Halloween or Christmas experience, arts and crafts workshops and other events and activities to keep the whole family occupied and entertained.

 

Comedy and Live Music | Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must when visiting our corner of the country. With festivals, seasonal events and live music on every corner of Wexford, there's sure to be something happening across the county when you visit during the winter months.

 

Art & Crafts and Heritage Workshops | Explore a range of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in Wexford's heritage sites, art centres and other venues that take place throughout the year.

 

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The Gorey May Bush Féile 2024

Mon 8th April - Fri 31st May
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The Gorey May Bush Féile is an annual intergenerational community led festival in Co. Wexford. Through an exciting programme of FREE events the festival promotes, documents and shares the May Bush tradition and the wider customs, traditions and cultural connections of welcoming in Bealtaine in Co. Wexford & beyond.     There are events to suit all […]

Evening Bat Walks

Thu 25th April - Thu 29th August

As the sun begins to set over Johnstown Castle and the visitors leave, many animals are settling down for the night. In the attic of the Irish Agricultural museum and by the lakes others are just coming to life! Did you know the museum attic is home to a large roost of pipistrelle bats? One […]

Utilities

Wed 1st May - Fri 31st May

“Utilities” is an augmented reality street art show by digital artist finn-nua.    Three oversized utilitarian sculptures have been hidden around Wexford Town.  Using hints and compasses, the free app allows you to find, view and photograph them!   Running from the 1st to the 31st of May.      Visit www.finn-nua.com for more information […]

Seashore Explore, Kilmore Quay

Fri 17th May - Sun 26th May

What are you doing for Biodiversity Week 17-26 May 2024? Seashore Explore will be leading fun events on the beach in Kilmore Quay. Come and check out the biodiversity in the rockpools and surrounding seashore. Talks about foraging on the coastline and live aquariums full of wonderful sealife to be found on the low tides.

Castle ‘n’ Cars 4.0

Sat 25th May - Sat 25th May

On Saturday 25th May, we are back again with Part 4 of Castle ‘n’ Cars Exhibition at Johnstown Castle with Park ‘n’ Chill from Waterford. This time, it’s going to be bigger and better. With over 300 cars on display, trade village, Food Vendors… and also… something which has never been done at a Car […]

County Wexford School of Music Summer Concert

Sat 25th May - Sat 25th May
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County Wexford School of Music Summer Concert, featuring vocal ensembles, piano duets , guitar quartets, Music Makers, and lots more!  Our very exciting guest in the evening concert will be Wexford’s own, Rachel Grace, named ‘Hot for 2023’ by HotPress Magazine and chosed most recently to support Gavin James in concert..Rachel will perform her new […]

JIMMY CARR: LAUGHS FUNNY

Sat 25th May - Sat 25th May

Age Restriction: 16+ If you like fast-paced, edgy one-liners then get ready to be happy. Jimmy Carr is back on tour with his brand-new show ‘Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny’. Jimmy tells jokes, and jokes are like magnets. Jokes attract people, but they can also repel. Some people are repelled by Jimmy’s dark brand of comedy. This show […]

Disgraceful Cabaret – Pride After Party

Sat 25th May - Sat 25th May

Please note: adults themes – recommended age 16+   Disgraceful Cabaret is an Irish Drag & Nerdlesque Cabaret show, Queer & Neurodivergent run, we strive for diversity & inclusion as well as plenty of silliness! Expect Cosplay acts, Pride acts, Drag Kings, Drag Queens, Burlesque & Circus! We are delighted to return to The Wexford […]

V.I.P Guided Zoo Tour

Tue 28th May - Thu 30th January

V.I.P. Guided Tour at Secret Valley Wildlife Park! Led by our experienced rangers, this personalized tour promises an unforgettable adventure as you delve into the fascinating stories of our incredible creatures. Your experience includes: A personalized guided tour led by one of our expert rangers Participate in the feeding session for otters, lemurs, capuchins Hand-Feed […]

Philomena Begley and Ray Lynam In Concert with Special Guests

Wed 29th May - Wed 29th May

Philomena Begley and Ray Lynam are two legends of Irish Country music and have both had glittering careers that spans over 6 decades at the very top. They both have enjoyed massive success and have seen their respective careers hit great heights and scoring countless No.1 hit songs like “Blanket on the Ground, Gypsy Joe […]

The Power Of Darkness By Blackstairs Mountain Theatre

Wed 29th May - Sat 1st June

Blackstairs Mountain Theatre are excited to announce their return to the stage with John McGahern’s acclaimed play The Power Of Darkness in The Presentation Arts Centre Enniscorthy.   In this gripping play with an amazing cast directed by John O’Gorman, we meet Peter King, a prominent landowner, who is dying. His wealth, earned by hardness […]

Luke Combs Experience at Crown Live

Fri 31st May - Fri 31st May
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Crown Live – 31st May 2024 Luke Combs tribute band is on its way to Wexford, Friday 31st May   Early Bird Tickets: €20 General Ticket: €22 Doors 8pm 18+    

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